Wedding Update: Planning & Crafts

For someone who has been actively planning my wedding since 7th grade, you’d think that it would just be a matter of pushing the “GO” button and I’d have this thing planned in no time! Sadly, it turns out that … Continue reading


My New Faves

Lately, I’ve been spending a lot more time reading other people’s blogs than writing my own. Sorry about that! But it’s been a really inspiring endeavor! There are so many good ideas out there and so many creative people to talk about them. Lately, EmJoyable has been primarily about cooking, but it’s more than that. It’s a lifestyle blog. It’s about doing cute things, celebrating everyday and embracing creativity! I wanted to share some of the blogs that I’ve been reading lately. I hope that you take some time to check them out and get inspired too! They’ve certainly put some ideas in my head that I will be trying out soon!


Baking/cooking blogs

Sweet Pea Kitchen
Just a Matter of Thyme
Chocolate Covered Katie
Heat Oven to 350
Dessert First
Bake or Break
Baking Bites

Fashion blogs

The Londoner
The Life Styled


Veggie Dumplins

It’s been cold in Chicago – like, really cold. I was walking home tonight in tights and flats and quickly learned that I was seriously underdressed. When I got home, all I wanted was something warm and delicious. I knew … Continue reading


Falafel & Cucumber Yogurt Sauce

It was in New York while I was interning at a magazine and living with my brother that I first started getting intense cravings for falafel from a street vendor. This was weird for two reasons: because I was craving street … Continue reading


Peppermint Red Velvet Cake Pops

My mom volunteered to bring dessert for family Christmas, so I automatically volunteered to help her out with it. My mom’s side of the family is Italian, so we don’t just have a single dessert. We do a whole sweets … Continue reading